There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Interlaken by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez Ec

SFr 64 - SFr 150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken East 417

SFr 20 - SFr 24

2 alternative options

Train via Domodossola  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola Re_4
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Spiez Re / ...

SFr 54 - SFr 113

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Milan to Interlaken 304.8 km

SFr 40 - SFr 65

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Interlaken is to bus which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Interlaken is to train which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Interlaken West via Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Milan and Interlaken is 170 km. The road distance is 304.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs 60€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Milan to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Milan to Interlaken train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Interlaken is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs 60€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 6h 19m.

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Milan to Interlaken train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Spiez station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Interlaken is 305 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Milan to Interlaken.

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  • Distance: 170.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Interlaken, Switzerland?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milano Centrale to Spiez 3 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 50 - SFr 130 and the journey takes 2h 33m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken East 3 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 18 - SFr 22 and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Train from Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 80
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 60 - SFr 80
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
Trenord
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
BLS AG
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Swiss Railways
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Interlaken, Interlaken East
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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